help --help or some such

Doug Wyatt dwyatt@sunflower.com
Fri Dec 31 13:28:00 GMT 1999


Generally, I use the scroll bar for this, but I think what you're
looking for is

diff --help | less

Regards,
Doug Wyatt


> When running Cygnus, and get --help on a command, say:
> 
> ls --help
> 
> the page scrolls right to the end of the description.  (Try "diff --help"
> for an acute example of this.)
> 
> How can I use "--help" so I get one page at a time?  Or do I use another
> command to get the same effect?
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 
> Paul Bailey.
> 
> 
> 
> 
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